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Greenup County, Kentucky
Map of Kentucky highlighting Greenup County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Founded December 12, 1803
County Seat Greenup



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Parent County

1803--Greenup County was created 12 December 1803 from Mason County.  County seat: Greenup [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Argillite Hopewell Oldtown South Shore
Beechy Hunnewell Oliver Station Sunshine
Bellefonte Kehoe Poplar Highlands Truitt
Brushart Letitia Raceland Tygarts Valley
Danleyton Limeville Raceland Junction Walsh
Edgington Lloyd Riverview Warnock
Flatwoods Load Russell West Russell
Frost Lynn Russell Heights Worthington
Fullerton Maloneton Samaria Wurtland
Grays Branch Melrose Siloam York
Greenup Naples South Portsmouth

Neighboring Counties


African American

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:


Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files etc.

USBiographies Project-Greenup County Biographies


Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness may take photographs of headstones found in county cemeteries.

  • Kentucky Historical Society Cemetery Search can be searched by name, place and/or date.  This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky. 
  • Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
  • Kentucky Cemeteries lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of
  • Greenup Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks. 


Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Tax and Census Records



Greenup County Clerk, Pat Hieneman's Online Office 
Greenup County District Court Online Resource Directory 
Kentucky Court of Justice-Greenup County, Office of the Circuit Court Clerk


Local Histories

Greenup County History
Wikipedia-Greenup County, Kentucky



Greenup County Military Index KY Archives Project


Obituaries, Kentucky, Greenup County, Miscellaneous Obituaries (Scroll down the page to locate desired entries)
Greenup County Obituaries, KY Archives Project
Greenup Obituaries



Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Tax and Census Records

Vital Records

Greenup County Death Certificates, KY Archives Project
Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Marriage Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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